Liturgical-Anabaptist-Friendly Resources for Advent & a New Christian Year

As many of you who read my blog already know, I’m an Anabaptist pastor/writer. But, you probably also know that I’m quite liturgical in my spirituality – something not as common among folks from my historical tradition. I’ve reflected on why I consider myself a Liturgical-Anabaptist in the past (start here), but in short this [Read More...]

Christ comes to us today to prepare us for his 2nd coming

This morning as I was reading Common Prayer: liturgy for ordinary radicals, a quote stood out to me that I wanted to share on the blog. Paschasius Radbertus, a ninth-century Benedictine, wrote, “The apostles took every care not to be drawn from the right path. They kept watch, observing the universal precepts their master had [Read More...]

Why We Eat Together (Shane Claiborne, Chris Haw, Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove)

The Work of the People produced a series of small group videos based around the themes of The Awakening of Hope (by Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove). You can purchase the video series here from TWOTP!!!!!! Check this out, Part 1: DESCRIPTION: In session 1 of 6 from the Awakening of Hope: Why We Practice a Common Faith [Read More...]

What would your “Letter to a Future Church” say? (a new book and opportunity)

The following is part of the Patheos Book club for Letters to a Future Church. There’s a new book that I’m excited to tell you about called “Letters to a Future Church: Words of Encouragement and Prophetic Appeals.” This book is edited by Chris Lewis but has contributions from many of my favorite Christian voices: [Read More...]